GitHub provides code hosting services that allow developers/people to build software for open source and private projects in organizations. The Company provides access control and several collaboration features such as wikis, task management, bug tracking and feature requests for every project. 

Parent CompanyMicrosoft
HQSan Francisco, US
GitHub was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at GitHub

Chris Wanstrath

Chris Wanstrath

Co-Founder / CEO
Mike Taylor

Mike Taylor

Julio Avalos

Julio Avalos

Chief Strategy Officer
PJ Hyett

PJ Hyett

Co-Founder / COO
Jeff Jones

Jeff Jones

VP of Enterprise Sales
Pankaj Bhardwaj

Pankaj Bhardwaj

Vice President, Customer Success
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GitHub Office Locations

GitHub has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
88 Colin P Kelly Jr St
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GitHub Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

In total, GitHub had raised $350.5 m. GitHub is a subsidiary of Microsoft

GitHub Revenue

GitHub's revenue was reported to be $200 m in Y, 2017 which is a 52.7% increase from the previous period.
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GitHub Operating Metrics

Jul, 2015Y, 2015Dec, 2016Apr, 2017Oct, 2017Nov, 2017Feb, 2018May, 2018


10 m9 m18 m20 m23.10 m27 m

Enterprise Customers

1.50 m

Average Daily Time Spent per User, minutes


Projects Launched

25 m77 m
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GitHub Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
EaselJanuary 09, 2014
Ordered ListDecember 05, 2011

Human Capital Metrics

GitHub's employees are reported to be approximately 31% female and 69% male.
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GitHub Online and Social Media Presence

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GitHub News and Updates

GitHub wants AI to help developers code

VentureBeat sat down with GitHub senior data scientist Omoju Miller to talk the use of artificial intelligence to help develoeprs.

Ping An Fully Upgrades Ping An Cloud, Offers Services to External Customers and Sets Up Strategic Partnership with GitHub

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GitHub launches Suggested Changes to make it easier to collaborate within pull requests

GitHub today announced Suggested Changes: a new feature that promises to make it easier to implement and action changes in pull requests. Here’s how it works. Suppose you’re collaborating on a repository with an active pull request. A reviewer can look at that pull request, and if they see room for …

GitHub launches Actions, its workflow automation tool

For the longest time, GitHub was all about storing source code and sharing it either with the rest of the world or your colleagues. Today, the company, which is in the process of being acquired by Microsoft, is taking a step in a different but related direction by launching GitHub Actions. Actions a…

GitHub launches Actions to execute code in containers and security alerts for Java and .NET projects

The GitHub code repository, which has been used by 31 million developers around the world in the past year, today announced a sweeping series of changes, including Actions, a new way for developers to automate workflows and build, share, and execute code inside containers on GitHub. In a phone inter…

GitHub debuts new developer tools for security and collaboration

As the curtains rose at the GitHub Universe developer conference today in San Francisco, open-source code repository GitHub announced an array of new products designed to embrace collective work by developers and enhance security. Newly added by the company, GitHub Actions and GitHub Connect will a…
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GitHub Blogs

GitHub Actions: built by you, run by us

Yesterday at GitHub Universe, we announced GitHub Actions, a new way to automate and customize your workflows. Configuring the apps and services that make up your development cycle takes significant time and effort. GitHub Actions applies open source principles to workflow automation, weaving toge…

Introducing GitHub’s inaugural apprenticeship program - The Octoprenticeship

When it comes to building a great company and an incredible product, we know that diversity matters. As I’ve said in the past, “Diversity of experience, background, and identity not only makes us better colleagues, but amplifies our spirit of innovation and our commitment to building the world…

Behind the scenes of GitHub Token Scanning

Several years ago we started scanning all pushes to public repositories for GitHub OAuth tokens and personal access tokens. Now we’re extending this capability to include tokens from cloud service providers and additional credentials, such as unencrypted SSH private keys associated with a user 

Future of Software: Developers at the center of the universe

An open, community-powered platform As a developer, you spend too much time configuring workflows—or get locked into inflexible tools as the industry evolves around you. We’re bringing the same tools you use while writing software to the rest of your development workflow, allowing you to …

The State of the Octoverse 2018

It’s that time again, where we take a moment to reflect and ask ourselves: What can 31 million developers do in 365 days? Today we published our annual Octoverse report, showing just how much our community has accomplished on GitHub this year. And you might notice a theme from Octoverse 2018: mo…

Introducing GitHub Enterprise 2.15

Launched at GitHub Universe, our latest GitHub Enterprise release introduces GitHub Connect—a powerful new way for development teams to work across your organization’s Enterprise and Business Cloud accounts. You’ll also find security enhancements, including automatically protected branches a…
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GitHub Company Life and Culture

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